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Jan 31, 2014 3:43 PMPublication: The East Hampton Press

Police Investigating Death In Montauk

Feb 4, 2014 2:48 PM

East Hampton Town Police and the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office are investigating a death that occurred in the ocean dunes along Old Montauk Highway near Cleveland Drive in Montauk.

At approximately 11:47 a.m. on Friday, management from a nearby motel called the police asking them to check on the well-being of a guest, according to a press release from the town police. Officers searched the immediate area and found the person, who was dead, in the dunes.

Police said the death did not immediately appear suspicious and that the investigation is continuing. They are withholding the person’s name until next of kin have been notified.

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Was this Judith Martin, the News 12 anchor who was reported by News 12 to have passed away on Friday? I noticed lots of pictures of her on the beach in News 12's photo montage.
By btdt (449), water mill on Feb 1, 14 11:27 AM
It is reported elsewhere that Ms. Martin died at home, so probably a different person IMO.
By PBR (4956), Southampton on Feb 1, 14 1:50 PM
So do they know who it is, or how this person died?
By btdt (449), water mill on Feb 6, 14 8:56 PM